701-0034-06L  Integrated Practical: Soil

SemesterSpring Semester 2018
LecturersR. Kretzschmar, E. Frossard, D. Or, L. Walthert
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionGerman


AbstractDuring three full-day field trips and two half-day field exercises, various aspects of soil morphology, soil genesis, and soil functioning are discussed using practical examples.
ObjectiveGaining practical knowledge in soil science in the field.
ContentSoil description in the field, soil formation in Zurich-Nord, forest soils, carbon and nitrogen cycles, soil-water relations, soil conservation and landuse.
Lecture notesHandouts are provided during the course.
Prerequisites / NoticeCourse "Pedosphere" or equivalent